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Sylvia Hotel

2.1 km from Vancouver centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Beachfront
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
1154 Gilford St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2P6, Canada
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    All reviews english bay stanley park historic hotel denman street west end granville island no air conditioning an older hotel can't beat the location fabulous location lots of restaurants seawall lounge pets key closet aquarium
    Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

    When a hospital stay in Vancouver wa required and the FIFA World Cup event was on in Vancouver, the only hotel available in the downtown core was the Sylvia. I had eaten thee over the years for the outstanding views of English Bay. While the...More

    Helpful?3
    Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel

    Thank-you for your comments and mentioning the fact that we are a heritage site and the Sylvia is clean and comfortable. We are close to everything yet away from the noise and traffic of the downtown core. With the beach across the street and transit...More

    Reviewed 17 June 2015

    This hotel is right by the water/beach and has great views. Relatively speaking, it is moderately priced, compared to the big chain hotels. There are great restaurants nearby (Fish House), however, it has its in-house restaurant which is very good. Bicyclists and walkers dominate the...More

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    Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel

    I appreciate you telling other guests to try the Sylvia Hotel. We enjoyed having you stay with us. We do offer good value and the location is special and so close to everything. June weather was great all month so far. You are correct we...More

    Reviewed 17 June 2015

    Three other couples and ourselves just returned from 4 nights in Vancouver where we stayed at the Sylvia Hotel. We recommended this hotel to our friends as we had so enjoyed it on previous visits. The location is right on the waterfront of English Bay...More

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    Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel

    I was so happy to read that your entire group enjoyed their stay and that you took full advantage of our location. We are close to everything and there are a number of great restaurants with in walking distance. One of my favorite things to...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2015

    This was my second stay at the beautiful, antique Sylvia Hotel on English Bay in Vancouver, BC. You cannot beat the location to walk to Granville Island, and Stanley Park. Lots of dining locations in between and the hotel itself does very nice breakfast! Would...More

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    Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel

    Welcome back I like it when guest return as it shows me that we do offer great service and value. Thank-you for your kind words and mentioning the great breakfasts and location. You are welcome to return anytime and we will look forward to serving...More

    Reviewed 14 June 2015

    An excellent hotel on the edge of English Bay. Hotel staff was fantastic, rooms are large but older. No issues, everything in great working order. MUST NOTE: no air conditioning in rooms. Didn't need the air conditioning. With a brick building that has ivy on...More

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    Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia Hotel

    Thank-you for a great header "beautiful stay at the Sylvia", Nice short review that mentions the excellent food and value. Plus the location is often mentioned because we are so close to everything. You are correct, we do not have air-conditioners but all the windows...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
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    Nearby
    West End
    A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End
    combines verdant gardens and blocky modern
    architecture, with Victorian bits and
    Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
    paradise for takeout food, take-away
    coffee, and perhaps incongruously, some of
    Vancouver's most languid lines of
    beachfront. English Bay and Sunset Beach
    ...More
    Nearby Restaurants
    Espana
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    .16 km away
    Amici Miei
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    .17 km away
    Acacia Fillo Bar
    88 reviews
    .15 km away
    Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge
    265 reviews
    .02 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    English Bay
    2,104 reviews
    .13 km away
    English Bay Beach
    294 reviews
    .27 km away
    A-maze-ing Laughter
    35 reviews
    .13 km away
    Celebration of Light
    26 reviews
    .26 km away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Henry S
    is there an iron and ironing board in the rooms?
    18 November 2016|
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    Response from Ross D | Property representative |
    yes we have ironing boards and irons in all rooms, thank-you
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    Joy_Birthday
    Which room is best to view Festival of Lights?
    18 May 2016|
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    Response from Ross D | Property representative |
    room 801 is best room for watching the fire works
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    izzyPortland
    What are the parking options?
    24 February 2016|
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    Response from TravelTrooperX2 | Reviewed this property |
    Parking is 18 Canadian +17% tax per night. They sell more parking spots than they have available. Parking spots are not assigned. Upon our return on 2 evenings, there were no open parking spots in the garage. We had to get... More
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    "Bay side rooms have the best view, but are more expensive. All rooms are comfortable, and, anyway, English..."
    Reniala, 2 days agoRead review
    "Corner, 7th floor bay facing room had perfect view for sunsets and English Bay. Space more than adequate for..."
    Lori James N, 12 days agoRead review
    "A corner room with a view of English Bay = delightful!!"
    gillianwhitten, 13 days agoRead review
    "ask for a room with a beach view"
    jilli36, 1 month agoRead review
    "English Bay view rooms. Be warned: summer rooms are frequently sold out, so book well in advance"
    dwalsh2, 1 month agoRead review
    "Fantastic location. Steps away from ocean and downtown."
    Laura101064, 1 month agoRead review
    "Pay more and stay in a bay view room"
    Kathryn A, 1 month agoRead review
    "I read somewhere that room 605 is haunted. We didn't stay in it, but would love to hear from anyone who..."
    VisitorTraveller, 1 month agoRead review
    "Front Hotel Rooms overlook the Ocean & Beach"
    fortec1, 2 months agoRead review
    "Ask for a room that over looks the Bay. The sunsets are beautiful and its a beautiful sight first thing in..."
    Corie s, 2 months agoRead review
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